Listmas 2017: 7 Games I Played 20+ Years After Their Release

In the Duck’s previous Listmas post, I listed a group of games that I played 10-19 years after their release dates.  Now we’re getting into the really retro stuff, which were released a whopping two decades before my sorry self finally got around to playing them.  For clarification, this list does not include the original…

Age Doesn’t Make a Game Dated

It was thanks to Cary’s recent post, Playing Games Past Their Prime, that I had a revelation concerning a few questions I had been asking as of late.  It largely boils down to: why do some old games feel dated, while others from the same era do not?  Furthermore, how is it that even new…

Resonance: Fight Against Kajidoh

It’s probably been at least four years since I last played Super Mario RPG:  Legend of the Seven Stars at this point, and yet I can hum just about any track from it almost effortlessly. Earlier this week, The Duck of Indeed made a post talking about how having a lack of nostalgia for Super…

Suffering from a Nostalgia Deficiency

Today, dear readers, we will be taking a look at the effect nostalgia plays in our gaming, but from a different angle….  As you may or may not be aware, I have been trying to catch up with the old classics from the SNES, namely Final Fantasy VI, Chrono Trigger, Super Metroid, EarthBound, and Super…

What Is Your Favorite Game?

Do you have a favorite game? Probably, right? If push comes to shove, most of us probably have that one game that we love more than the rest. A favorite game isn’t necessarily a static thing though. Favorites change, just as gaming changes, just as we continue to change. I know my favorites have changed…